U.S. Outlook: Spring 2017
The Conference Board of Canada, 25 pages
April 20, 2017
This quarterly report focuses on the latest economic developments in the U.S. economy, tracking trends in labour, consumer, energy and housing markets, and examining industries and regions. Monetary and fiscal policy assumptions are also included.
- The U.S. economy will expand by 2.2 per cent in 2017.
- Growth will continue to be restrained by the trade sector.
- The fiscal deficit is set to increase to the $1-trillion range over the medium term.